CECT PNS - Axial
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What is CECT PNS - Axial?
Contrast Enhanced Computerized Tomography (CECT) Scan of the Paranasal Sinuses (PNS) is a diagnostic procedure in which a contrast material is injected and the rotating beams of X-rays are used to create cross sectional images of the PNS, which are air filled hollow spaces in the facial bones surrounding the nasal cavities. These images are then used to create a three dimensional image of the Paranasal Sinuses.
Why is CECT PNS - Axial done?
- • To detect and diagnose chronic sinusitis or presence of any fluid in the sinus cavities • To detect any infections or inflammation of the sinuses • To detect the presence of any tumors (abnormal growth) • To plan and guide the treatment procedures if any conducted • To diagnose suspected deviated nasal septum